Monday, February 2, 2009

Phil Says 6 More Weeks Of Winter

Phil's official forecast as read February 2nd, 2009 at sunrise at Gobbler's Knob:
Hear Ye Hear Ye
On Gobbler's Knob this glorious Groundhog Day, February 2nd, 2009
Punxsutawney Phil, Seer of Seers, Prognosticator of all Prognosticators
Awoke to the call of President Bill Cooper
And greeted his handlers, Ben Hughes and John Griffiths
After casting a joyful eye towards thousands of his faithful followers,
Phil proclaimed that his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers were World Champions one more time
And a bright sky above me
Showed my shadow beside me.
So 6 more weeks of winter it will be.

Another great day for everyone there to wear their Top Hats and pull this poor animal out from a "tree stump" to a crowd of thousands.

Gee... where was PETA?


Swylv said...

ah Gobbler's Knob, the setting of my fave Amish series Abram's Daughters by Bev Lewis...who knew it was a real place ...LOL plus come on people first day of spring is 6 weeks away...we need an animal to verify this?

Judy Aron said...

Swylv - I guess we need an animal to verify this just as we take advice from pastry products (Chinese fortune cookies)